Father and Son Die in Tragic Car Crash in Ohio

On Wednesday night, a father and son both tragically died in a horrible collision in Pickaway County.

According to the sheriff’s office, John Curtis, 15, and his father, Joe Curtis, 46, were riding in a Hyundai just before 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday. The sheriff’s office confirmed that John Curtis was the driver and that he did, in fact, have a learner’s permit.

The Pickaway County Sheriff’s Office (PCSO) reported that John Curtis veered off the road, applied the brakes too hard, and skidded and steered into oncoming traffic while driving east on Kingston Adelphi Road at Zanes-Trace Road.

Upon entering the opposite lane, the Hyundai collided with a Ford 350.

After the collision, the Hyundai reportedly was pushed into a ditch, and the Ford, in a spate of bad luck, landed on top of it, according to the deputies.

The father and son were trapped in the Hyundai.

Authorities arrived, and John was removed from the car. He passed away three days after being transferred to the hospital.

At 8:10 p.m., Joe Curtis was declared dead at the scene. His son was airlifted to Grant Medical Center and subsequently transferred to Columbus’s Nationwide Children’s Hospital. The collision injuries ultimately proved fatal for John Curtis on Saturday. The sheriff’s office could not provide any information on whether the Ford driver was injured.

The burial and other costs associated with the deaths of the youngster and his father have prompted the establishment of a GoFundMe account.

A was traveling eastbound on Kingston Adelphi Road in Pickaway Township when teen John G. Curtis, who was 15 years old and had 

According to the sheriff’s office, Curtis lost control of the 2007 Hyundai Tiburon sports coupe and swerved across the centerline, colliding with the 2006 Ford F-350 pickup truck driven by 27-year-old John Troyer of Frankfort.